LPN - Hospice

  • Gardendale, AL
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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

  • Description


    The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for providing direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse.  Responsibilities include following the plan of care, providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient care outcomes.



    • Graduate of an accredited practical nursing program.


    • Has two (2) years nursing experience.  Hospice, home health or medical/surgical experience is preferred.


    • Must hold a valid and current nursing license in the state employed.


    • Complies with accepted professional standards and practice.


    • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.


    • Possesses and maintains CPR certification.


    • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.


    • Must be capable of performing the job functions of this position with or without accommodations.



    • Provides direct patient care as defined in the state Nurse Practice Act.


    • Implements plan of care initiated by the registered nurse.


    • Provides accurate and timely documentation consistent with the plan of care.


    • Assesses and provides patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and plan of care.


    • Participates in coordination of hospice services, appropriately reporting the identified needs for other disciplines (HA, SW, SCC) to the registered nurse and/or Patient Care Coordinator (PCC).


    • Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently.


    • Participates in personal and professional growth and development.


    • Takes direction and effectively communicates with the On Call RN or Registered Nurse as needed.


    • Adhere to all of the Company’s policies and procedures.


    • Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse. 

Job Information

Full Time
Req #: 3458-2265

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